Chapter 2.70


2.70.010    Landmarks Commission created – Membership and organization.

2.70.020    Chapter 20.62 KCC adopted.

2.70.010 Landmarks Commission created – Membership and organization.

A. The King County Landmarks Commission (“Commission”), established pursuant to Chapter 20.62 KCC, is hereby designated and empowered to act as the Landmarks Commission for the City of Maple Valley pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

B. The special member of the King County Landmarks Commission, provided for in KCC 20.62.030(3), shall be appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of the City Council. Such special member shall be a member of the City Council and shall have a demonstrated interest and competence in historic preservation. Such appointment shall be made on an annual basis, concurrent with all other City Council Committee assignments. Such special member shall serve until his or her successor is duly appointed and confirmed. In the event of a vacancy, an appointment shall be made to fill the vacancy in the same manner and with the same qualifications as if at the beginning of the term, and the person appointed to fill the vacancy shall hold the position for the remainder of the unexpired term. The special members of the Commission shall serve without compensation.

C. The Commission shall file its rules and regulations, including procedures consistent with this chapter, with the City Clerk. (Ord. O-04-279 § 1).

2.70.020 Chapter 20.62 KCC adopted.

The following sections of the King County Code are hereby adopted by reference:

A. KCC 20.62.020 – Definitions, with the addition of the following definitions:

1. “Council” is the City of Maple Valley City Council.

2. “Responsible Official” is the City Building Official.

B. KCC 20.62.040 – Designation Criteria, except all references to “King County” are changed to read “City of Maple Valley.”

C. KCC 20.62.050 – Nomination Procedure.

D. KCC 20.62.070 – Designation Procedure, except all references to “King County” are changed to read “City of Maple Valley.”

E. KCC 20.62.080 – Certificate of Appropriateness Procedure, except the last sentence of paragraph A thereof.

F. KCC 20.62.100 – Evaluation of Economic Impact.

G. KCC 20.62.110 – Appeal Procedure.

H. KCC 20.62.130 – Penalty for Violation of Section 20.62.080.

I. KCC 20.62.140 – Special Valuation for Historic Properties.

J. KCC 20.62.150 – Historic Resources – Review Process, except all sections but the final sentence of paragraph (B)(4) and the entirety of paragraph (C) thereof. (Ord. O-04-279 § 2).